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A 46-year-old female asked:

what are the symptoms of tonsillitis n can u have it n not have a fever? had soreness n pain for 2mnths w pain in the tendons of both side of the neck

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Tonsillitis: Signs and symptoms include red, swollen tonsils, white or yellow coating or patches on the tonsils, sore throat, difficult or painful swallowing, enlarged, tender glands (lymph nodes) in the neck, a scratchy, muffled or throaty voice and bad breath in addition to fever when it occurs. Your symptoms do not necessarily suggest tonsillitis and would see your family doctor.

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Last updated Nov 27, 2014

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